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KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 11 History
Term 1Whitechapel, 1870–1900: crime, policing and the inner city   
Whitechapel is a district in the East End of London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The area was the centre of the London Jewish community in the 19th and early 20th century, and the location of the infamous Whitechapel Murders of Jack the Ripper in the late 1880s. Students will study crime and policing in this area, and develop their knowledge of local and national sources relevant to the period and issue. Furthermore, they will recognise the strengths and weaknesses of different types of source for specific enquiries, how to frame questions relevant to the pursuit of a specific enquiry, and to select appropriate sources for specific investigations. A book that compliments this unit is: The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold.
Assessment: Paper 1 (Part A).Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Why was Hitler voted into power?   
In this unit, students will study the origins of the Republic from 1918–19. They will then analyse the early challenges to the Weimar Republic, from 1919–23. They will then learn about the recovery of the Republic, 1924–29, changes in society, including that of Afro-Germans, 1924–29, and the early development of the Nazi Party, 1920–22. Subsequently, they will study the Munich Putsch and the lean years, 1923–29, the growth in support for the Nazis, 1929–32, and finally how Hitler became Chancellor, during the period of 1932–33. A book that compliments this unit is: Berlin 1936 by Oliver Hilmes.
Assessment: GCSE Questions: source analysis, causation and interpretations.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Who opposed the Nazis?   
In this unit, students will learn about the creation of a dictatorship, 1933–34. They will then analyse the police state, and how the Nazis controlled and influenced attitudes, such as through the 1946 Berlin Olympics. They will study the opposition, resistance and conformity towards the Nazi party, and Nazi policies towards women and the young. They will learn about German employment and living standards, and the persecution of minorities. Their studies will include German genocidal atrocities pre-the Nazi regime, such as the Herero Genocide of 1904 and genetic experiments in colonial Africa. A book that compliments this unit is: Berlin 1936 by Oliver Hilmes.
Assessment: GCSE Questions: source analysis, causation and interpretations.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Revision   
Students will revise the content which they have studied over the GCSE course, and embed their knowledge. They will spend more time practising their exam technique and completing practice questions.
Assessment: GCSE Questions from all papers.Key Words and Terms
 

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